Sidecarland

South Moorland Ride

The drought is broken and its started raining again on the 20th May on my ride to the Foxfield Light Railway, near Cheadle, Staffordshire. l meet up with Phil from Sunny Walkden, and he seems to have found shelter at the rear of a Tow Truck.

This weekend its the War Wheels Weekend.

You never know when you might need a TOW!!

Time to take a “Third Class” ride on Winston a National Coal Board shutter.

Remembering my late mother, she was a member of the ATS.

www.britishpathe.com/video/ats-motorcyclists these ATS girls are training for the FORDS!!

A.T.S. motorcyclists. Various shots of A.T.S. (Auxiliary Territorial Service) girls carrying out maintenance on their motorcycles before setting off.

Rabbits-and it’s off the ration!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoLchtG8vTk   Run, Rabbit, Run

Run, Rabbit, Run sung by Flanagan and Allen with lyrics http://www.yorkmanmedia.com

BMW R71 look like made in the CCCP

Spoke rim supports designed for heavy loads.

Soviet G/S!!

Now riding back into Derbyshire and Phil his “taking the waters” at Tissington Ford.

Time to say hello to the MZ Riders at the Notts & Derby Camping weekend at Winster.

A young ME , photo taken in the early 1970s at the Jumbo Run. www.jumbogb.org.uk/PAGES/ukpage.htm

It’s a voluntary organisation whose aim is to provide an annual outing, to a suitable venue for children with disabilities & special needs, we call it

l accumulated 100,000 miles on my MZ & sidecar.

The Swiss Army Condor motorcycle built like a “Swiss Army Knife” belongs to a Yorkshireman that likes to wear Swiss lederhosen!!

Bye for now.Michael & Phil.